Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that the National Archives' website and collection contain the names, images and voices of people who have died.
Some records include terms and views that are not appropriate today. They reflect the period in which they were created and are not the views of the National Archives.
Conservation often involves conflicting goals or values. Balancing economic development with environmental protection generates passionate public debate and can throw the government into conflict.
Discover records about past prime ministers and politicians and the major events and policies of their governments.
Discover records about Australia’s relationships with European nations.
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